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Elderly couple gives $60m lottery win away

The man and wife – both in their 90s – only kept $5 to buy a new spark plug for their lawnmower.

US woman Ruby Sorah and her husband were stunned to win $US43 million ($AU 60 million) in the Florida Lotto last week but the whole world has been even more shocked by their decision to give almost all of their new fortune away.

The couple reserved a miserly amount of their winnings to buy a new spark plug for their lawnmower and gave the rest away to needy family members and friends

“It’s great, they're the quietest, nicest, most reserved people you ever saw in your life,” Rick O’Callaghan, the brother of one of the couple’s neighbours, told Fox 13.

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